It was part youthful zeal and part teen crush that led Zarah Ghahramani to join a student protest movement. This book tells the story of her horrifying ordeal and her eventual release,
Economic Growth and Distribution isolates and compares the logical structures and methodological underpinnings underlying the relationship between economic growth and distribution. It carries out an in-depth analysis of a wide range of
The past ten years have witnessed a renewed interest in the apprenticeship system of industrial training. Employers have been shown to carry a large part of the cost of essentially general training
Capitalism's Eye is an extremely ambitious cultural history of how people experienced commodities in the era of industrial expansion.Writing against the dominant argument that the 'society of the spectacle' emerged fully formed
Globalization is theorized in this book as an emerging new stage of capitalism. Robert Went takes us on a journey from the historical roots of globalization through to its relevance in the
Talks about history, encompassing as it does many of the most significant themes and events in the 20th century, whose currents are reflected in the lives of Shanti, Henny and their family:
Market Driven Politics is an empirical examination of the extent to which politics and policy are conditioned, or even determined, by global economic forces. With the globalization of the capitalist economy the
Recounts the second half of Elvis Presley's life, from his army service in 1958 Germany through his death in 1977, and focuses on his relationship with manager Colonel Tom Parker.
This text provides a critical assessment of dominant features of development theory and practice in such areas as globalization, governance, social development, participation, feminism and postcolonialism, civil society, environment, and development management.
This accessible book provides a concise introduction to the way in which non-governmental organizations (NGOs) work.
Proven techniques to maximize a woman't instinctive strengths and effectiveness in the workplace Despite steady advancement, part of the reason women still struggle to succeed in business is the discomfort they feel
This is a scholarly and stimulating study of settlement and expansions on the frontier lands in Canada and Argentina during their `Golden Years' of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Jeremy
Testing People at Work is an authoritative, practical text on selection and assessment. It explains psychometric testing in occupational settings and also covers other methods of selection such as assessment centres and
Che Guevara, revolutionary guerilla, became an international icon for generations of radicals. Three years before his fateful meeting with Fidel Castro, he set out on his motorcycle on an eight-month voyage of
The Maoist movement was the most important dissident force within International Communism in the period following World War II. Based on first-hand observation as well as the scattered research on the Maoist
Although much has been written about African development since the beginning of independence, officials in government have contributed very few studies directly involved in development work. This book fills that gap by